From USF Library News:
University of South Florida students are capable of great things. But occasionally, an ambitious young student will demonstrate such mastery of the research process, and pursue their academic and career goals with such focus, as to bedazzle those around him or her. It is this passionate undergraduate scholar that the Best Use of Library Resources award seeks to find each year. The scholarship was established by a generous donation from the USF Tampa Library’s Director of Academic Services, Nancy Cunningham, to be awarded to a student participating in the Office for Undergraduate Research’s (OUR) annual Research and Arts Colloquium ». Read the entire article».
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has selected the University of South Florida for a five-year, $1.2 million grant to develop and implement a summer STEM Academy enrichment program for entering first-year students as part of a sweeping, $60 million effort to reinvigorate science instruction at 37 leading research universities. Read More »
On Friday, May 9, 2014 Travis Thompson, Natalie Volk, Crystal Bonano and graduate student Sarah Adams presented their research project Teaching English Overseas at the annual Sunshine State TESOL Conference. The project was directed by Linguistics Professor Nicole Tracy-Ventura.The research project was supported in part by the OUR. Congratulations!
This year’s Colloquium showcased the research of nearly 300 students across a multitude of disciplines including theater arts, medicine, community sciences, music education, physics, natural sciences and many more. This year 63 faculty, administrators, graduate students, postdoctoral scholars and alumni served as facilitators for the event. Excellence in Undergraduate Research Awards were awarded to 27 students.